On the 7th of February, an elegant press conference took place for the purpose of introduction of Ford Trucks to the domestic press. Emrah Duman, the international sales director of Ford Trucks and Péter Stefkó, the general manager of Delta-Truck, were talking about the market plans while Ferenc Gőgh, commercial director of Delta-Truck, has introduced the new product and the related services.
Ford Otosan company is approximately 60 years old, light and heavy vehicles are also being produced in their Turkish plant. They sold 381.000 vehicles in 2015, 15.000 of them was heavy truck and from their 12.000 employees 1500 are in the R&D department.
The heavy vehicles have comprehensively renewed to fully meet the requirements of the European market. The most important part of it is the new 330-480 HP Ecotorq Euro 6 diesel engines what have a favorable fuel consumption and compression relief engine brake. Beside these, all the compulsory safety equipments are installed. The contstruction vehicle of Ford Trucks got the 3rd place on the 2016 Contstruction Vehicle of the Year award. There are tractors for long distances and chassis cabs in 4×2, 8×4 for local distribution and communal activities. This renewed product portfolio makes possible a significant international expansion mainly in Central and Eastern Europe.
“A key station of this mission is the entry of the Hungarian market due to its location is strategically excellent, the stable economy and the strong commercial vehicle market. We have choosen one of the most significant commercial vehicle dealer in the region as an exclusive distributor of Ford Trucks. Our aim is to gain 5 % market share in the short run and 10-15 % in the long run in the heavy segment.” – said by Emrah Duman, international sales director of Ford Trucks.
“We are very pleased that Ford Trucks has faith in us to provide the Hungarian representation of the brand. We have more than 25 years of experience in commercial vehicle sales and after sales activities what will surely help to achieve the set goals by the manufacturer. Our group has sold about 6000 units in 10 years, 669 last year, our revenue was approximately 29 million euros.” – said by Péter Stefkó, the general manager of Delta-Truck Ltd.
“The sales of spare parts and trucks and the service will be provided by our facility in Szigetszentmiklós where we have a 1000 sqm service station and 200 sqm storage. Through contracted partners we will offer service points in Debrecen, Győr, Pécs, Szeged and Zalaegerszeg. The warranty of Ford Trucks is 3 years without mileage limitation and beside this, we provide discounted maintenance contracts”. – declared by Ferenc Gőgh, the commercial director of Delta-Truck Ltd.